Now that you’ve been admitted

  • Log into the Graduate Student Portal
    You'll find new information on your MySuffolk student portal. If you have forgotten your login or password, please contact the Suffolk University Help Desk at 617-557-2000 or
  • Look Out for Your Suffolk University Email
    You will receive your Suffolk University email address and access instructions shortly after confirming your enrollment.
  • Pay Your Tuition Bill & Be Aware of Financial Aid
    Make sure you understand the tuition rates for your program. Additionally, the Office of the Bursar has helpful information on billing and payment plans.
    If you have not yet applied for financial aid, check out information on financial aid and scholarships.
    You can access and track your financial aid and scholarship information in the MySuffolk Portal. Additionally, contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 617-573-8470 or
  • Get Your Student Visa
    We’re known for our diverse student body and pride ourselves on making international students feel welcome on campus. No wonder Suffolk has the nation’s fifth-largest proportion of international students.
    Leave the paperwork to us! Once we receive your tuition deposit and required financial documentation, we’ll issue your I-20 for you. If you have any questions about the immigration process, please contact the International Student Services Office.
  • Prepare for Advising & Registration
    You will be hearing from your program director shortly with instructions on advising and registration, if you have not already.
  • Save the Date for Orientation
    New student orientations are held separately by the Sawyer Business School (September 7) and the College of Arts & Sciences. You will receive additional information via email.

After you make your deposit

  • Arrange Your Housing
    Need advice on lining up a place to live, finding roommates, and understanding your lease? The Off-Campus Housing Office (OCHO) will help you with all that and more. Get in touch at or 617-573-8647.
    Please note: Suffolk University does not provide on-campus housing for graduate students.
  • Get to Know Your Way Around
    Familiarize yourself with Suffolk's location and decide how you'll commute to campus by viewing the Campus Map and Directions.
  • Complete Your Health Requirements
    Massachusetts state law requires immunization and health insurance for all full-time students and all international students. Here are the details on these requirements. If you already have valid insurance, you can submit a waiver request.
  • Get Your Student ID Card
    As an official Suffolk University graduate student, you’ll need an ID card. You can get yours at the Sawyer Building’s second-floor security office, Monday–Saturday, 7 a.m.–11 p.m. You can also get one by calling University Police at 617-573-8333. Your Suffolk ID is free; if you lose it, though, there’s a $25 replacement fee.